Is someone’s big day coming up? There are balloons, games, piñatas, and entertainers to settle… and of course, the all-important sweet treat topped with candles. Cast the stress of creating the perfect cake for your little ones aside and leave the stirring, icing, and baking to the experts! Singapore has loads of options for birthday cakes from egg-free to gluten-free, 3D character cakes, classic cakes, affordable cakes, ice-cream cakes, and more. Plus, you don’t have to hunt for a cake shop when most can deliver straight to your doorstep for that epic birthday party at home! Here’s our rundown on the best that our little island has to offer – let’s get the party started!
Discerning little palates will adore this patisserie where Japanese techniques meet classical French baking. In addition to their made-to-order 3D cakes, Flor Patisserie offers fresh cream cakes, delicate chiffon cakes, sponges, souffles and signature cheesecake tarts. We especially love their strawberry shortcakes; say sayonara to your six pack and konichi-wa to a contented belly!
Flor Patisserie, Siglap, Duxton & Takashimaya, cakeflor.com.sg
There’s just something about Japanese desserts that make them so irresistable. Hailing from Hokkaido, LeTAO specializes in cheesecakes that come in classic plain or chocolate at SG$35 each for a whole cake. Green tea lovers also have the option of a Matcha version, but these are in limited quantities so you’ll have to be quick to place your order! Their cakes are available on Foodpanda and Grab, with an islandwide delivery fee that varies according to distance.
Who can deny a delicious cheesecake? Cat and the Fiddle has 20 kinds to choose from, with unique localized flavors like Milo Dinosaur and Durian! If you’re up for trying out all their different flavors, you can sign up to be their loyal member which qualifies you to get 7% credit on every purchase and free shipping for orders above SG$90. They also do same-day delivery so you can get your cake fix in a jiffy!
Cat and the Fiddle, www.catandthefiddle.com
If flavor is what you're looking for in a cake then you've got to check out Lynda Ann's cakes for your next party. Her sugee cake is by far one of the best in town and is guaranteed to impress. Whether you choose from classic flavors like red velvet or opt for the vibrant rainbow swirl cake, we're sure you'll love Lynda's cakes as much as we do!
Lynda Ann Cakes For Friends, Blk 122 Bedok North Street 2, #01-98, Singapore 460122, +65 9679 2041, www.facebook.com/lynda.ann.cakes
Newer to the scene is this little bakery tucked away in Jalan Pelikat in Hougang. Set up in 2017, it has since been a hit around its vicinity. Known for their character-themed and trendy birthday cakes, River Ash's prices are extremely wallet-friendly. So if you're looking for affordable cakes for your little bub's party and don't want to compromise on design and style, this is definitely the bakery to check out. They even have a cake and cupcakes bundle deals!
River Ash Bakery, 183 Jalan Pelikat #B1-28, The Promenade @ Pelikat, Singapore 537643, + 65 9190 2432 (by appointment only), riverashbakery.com
Baker’s Brew boasts a wide assortment of cakes, including a Rose-scented Watermelon cake for those that prefer a fruity taste, and Swiss Rolls as an alternative option from the usual square or round cakes. Obsessed with the Dalgona coffee trend lately? Try their Dalgona Tiramisu that is only available for delivery. Mix and match different cakes and you’ll get free delivery if you spend at least SG$60.
Baker’s Brew, www.bakersbrew.com
Whether you want cupcakes, doughnuts, or a whole cake, Plain Vanilla has them all. Popular choices like their Rosemary Butter Tea Cake and Caramel Apple Tea Cake get sold out quickly, so it’s best to get your orders in early. Free same-day delivery is applicable for orders above SG$95, otherwise it’s a flat fee of SG$15 for deliveries between 12pm and 8pm daily!
Plain Vanilla, plainvanilla.com.sg
If you love avocados, you’ll love All The Batter! Everything on their menu is made with avocado – including cakes, milkshakes, and tarts. Their signature is the Avocado Rhapsody (SG$58.50) which is low sugar, non-dairy, and butter-free which makes them a healthier option. For seniors and kids, they also have cakes adorned with cute figurines for something extra special. Delivery islandwide costs SG$20, but it’s free if you spend at least SG$200.
All The Batter, www.allthebatter.com
Lisse Cakes are simple, sophisticated, and scrumptious. Depending on the size, you can order favorites like Banana Chocolate, Earl Grey Lavender, or Lemon Pistachio that range between SG$65 to SG$105. You can customize your own as well, at least one week in advance. They even deliver to places like Sentosa and Tuas, so you can get your fill of cake no matter where you are.
Lisse Cakes, lissecakes.sg
Voted as “Best Cake Shop In Singapore” by both dedicated fans and media publishers, Temptations is a brand that has proven its quality throughout the years. They’re most famous for their Chocolate Etoile Cake (from SG$34) and Premium Durian Cake (from $SG48) with an option of including real durians (SG$108)! For kids, they can also whip up cakes featuring superheroes and cartoon characters like Superman and Elmo from Sesame Street.
Despite its name, Ugly Cake Shop has cakes that will taste as good as they look. They’ve got cakes suitable for birthdays in all shapes and sizes like their Ferrero Rocher Drip Cake and 4-inch Rubber Ducky Cake. You can also customize a cake with a photo of your choice, which would make for an unsuspecting surprise for your loved one. To get SG$10 off, refer a friend to their cakes and they will also score SG$5 off their order!
Ugly Cake Shop, www.uglycakeshop.sg
Book an appointment at this all-exclusive cake shop to see what gorgeous cakes they can create for your special day. This custom cake and dessert table company creates cakes that are uniquely yours, stunningly-designed and decorated. Choose from their selection of premium flavors like Lavender Thyme, Speculoos Caramel Cookie, Hazel Nuttiness and more.
Susucre, 7 Jalan Pinang, Singapore 199139, +65 9867 2176, susucre.net
If you’re looking to customize your cakes, Bob The Baker Boy is the place for you. Depending on the occasion, they’ve got floral-themed cakes for ladies, a beer mug-shaped cake for guys and even mahjong-themed cakes for older folks. For the health-conscious, they also have low sugar cakes that are diabetic-friendly and suitable for kids. Delivery is available islandwide, and it’s best to order at least 5 days in advance.
Bob the Baker Boy, www.bobthebakerboy.com
Absolutely fantastic is what you'd describe the cake creations at Charlotte Grace Cakes. From original works to themed cakes, they can create just about anything for your little one's party. Plus, they can make matching cupcakes to complement their cake creations! Want more? Add on a few of their delicious macarons to the mix and you're all set for a fab birthday party!
Charlotte Grace Cakes, Blk 5 Everton Park, #01-24, Singapore 080005, +65 9768 9827, www.charlotte-grace.com
For those looking for gluten-free, dairy-free and eggless cake options, Delcie's is your best bet. Their natural cake recipes do not contain any form of eggs, dairy products, chemicals or egg-aiding agents and whey protein. They even have a range of baby-friendly cakes that avoid ingredients that might be sensitive to little bubs under 1 year old!
Delcies Desserts And Cakes, 34 Whampoa West #01-83, Singapore 330034, +65 6282 2951, delcies.com
Famed for their Passion Fruit Meringue, The Patissier also has a whole selection of occasion cakes that are baked with the finest ingredients. If you want something less common and are willing to splurge a little, check out their Velvety Flush Croquembouche that features a cone-shaped tower of approximately 250 profiteroles in pretty pastel shades and decorated with icing butterflies!
The Patissier, 4 Mohd Sultan Road, #01-01, Singapore 238955, +65 6737 3369, www.thepatissier.com
There’s nothing awful about the cakes from Awfully Chocolate, one of the most popular dessert cafes in Singapore. Their cakes are sinfully delicious, such as their classic Chocolate Banana Cake and Chocolate Praline Cake. For the little ones, they can also whip up cakes in the shape of dogs, ladybugs, and unicorns to make their birthday celebration a memorable one. Delivery charges are waived for orders above SG$120, and you can choose a specific delivery timing too!
Awfully Chocolate, www.awfullychocolate.com
While customized fondant celebration cakes are offered, what caught our attention at Cake Spade was their selection of tofu cheesecakes! Yes, you heard it right - fruits, plus cheese, plus cake - who knew this combi would be so delicious? We'd go for the Strawberry Tofu Cheesecake, with a choice of either the digestive or oreo cookie crust. Their range of cakes is extensive - we're impressed!
Cake Spade, 80 Tanjong Pagar Road, Singapore 088504, +65 6444 3868, www.cakespade.com